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Sulfur Dioxide in wine. Is it fine to use?

The history of sulfur dioxide. Sulfur dioxide (So2) or loosely referred to as Sulfites has been used by humans for thousands of years for its fumigation properties. The ancient Greeks knew its antiseptic qualities and used it in...

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Fikardos Wines on Foody

Ordering our wines just became easier and faster!!! We are happy to announce that from today you can order all our wines through Foody.com.cy. This is part of our effort to embrace digital change and provide...

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Σπούρτικο: Λεμονανθοί, λευκά τριαντάφυλλα και κιούλι

Press. Εφημερίδα Αλήθεια από Δέσποινα Τηλεμάχου, Δευτέρα 8 Ιουνίου 2020. Πατήστε εδώ για μεγέθυνση Δημιουργός και συγγραφέας...

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Post coronavirus wine trends

Press. Sunday Mail article by George Kassianos, president of the Cyprus Sommeliers Association. Sunday 24th of May.......

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Wine and Fast Food pairings. Burgers, Souvlaki, Pizza…

When we talk about wine and food pairings, fast food dishes are usually not mentioned enough. We talk about things like mushroom risotto with white wine, rib eye steak with red wines or seafood salads with rose wines. Today we are...

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Your favourite Fikardos wine delivered to you.

Staying home, relax and enjoy your favourite wine with your family. Organise a virtual wine tasting night with your friends. Sip some wine while you "work". Staying home doesn't mean you cant enjoy the things you love. A. Order...

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What are these Crystals in my wine? Tartrates explained.

The crystals we sometimes find stuck on a cork or the bottom of our wine bottle are called tartrates. Tartrates are a naturally occurring substance formed from tartaric acid. Tartaric acid is the main acid in wine and the one...

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What is wine body?

Body can be described as the overall weight of a wine in our mouth (tactile sensation). For most of us this does not explain much or simply does not make sense. When we say a wine is light in body, we mean it gives you a similar...

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Why are most wine bottles green, is there a reason for that?

The history of green wine bottles. The first-time wine was stored in glass bottles for aging was around 1635-1640. That was the time when more and more glassmakers started to use coal furnaces instead of wood furnaces. Glass...

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Learning about wine: What are tannins?

What are tannins? Tannins are natural polyphenols found in all plants including grapevines. They are known to have a bitter and astringent taste which makes them undesirable to most animals and humans. For plants, tannins act as...

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